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SAG honoree Alan Alda keeps using acting to make an impact

Jan. 23, 2019 9:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — When Alan Alda receives his life achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild on Sunday, it will celebrate a career that includes multiple Emmy awards, an Oscar nomination and social activism over nearly seven decades. And one that continues to thrive, despite a diagnosis of Parkinson's...

Kooiker-huh? An intro to Westminster dog show's new breeds

Jan. 23, 2019 6:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two new breeds. Sixteen new syllables. The grand basset griffon Vendeen and the Nederlandse kooikerhondje make their debuts at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show next month, each getting a nationally televised turn among the more than 200 breeds and varieties on the green carpet at the...

Overtime games help NFL ratings beat last year

Jan. 23, 2019 6:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — There's nothing like two overtime games in the NFL conference championships to keep television viewers glued to their recliners. The New England Patriots' thrilling victory over the Kansas City Chiefs was seen by 53.92 million viewers on Sunday, the Nielsen company said. That's up 22...

Nielsen's top programs for Jan. 14-20

Jan. 23, 2019 6:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Jan. 14-20. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. AFC Championship: New England vs. Kansas City, CBS, 53.92 million. 2. "AFC Championship Post Game," CBS, 24.34 million. 3. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 13.33 million. 4....

Miller's final NBC call will be third round of Phoenix Open

Jan. 23, 2019 5:39 PM EST

Johnny Miller's final broadcast as NBC's golf analyst will be during the third round of the Phoenix Open. The network said Wednesday that it will honor Miller during the Feb. 2 broadcast since the final round on Feb. 3 is about crowning a champion. The final round is on the same day as the Super Bowl. Miller, who...

Top 25 Podcast: Telling the tale of College football at 150

Jan. 23, 2019 5:11 PM EST

Veteran sports writer Ivan Maisel of ESPN has taken on the task of telling the tale of college football, starting from the very beginning. College football turns 150 this year, and to celebrate the sesquicentennial, ESPN is planning a mountain of content, including 35 hours of television programming. Maisel has...

Puck and player tracking gets TV test at All-Star Weekend

Jan. 23, 2019 2:19 PM EST

Twenty-three years after Fox's glowing puck made its debut, the NHL's next big technological advancement will be on display this weekend during All-Star festivities. NBC will showcase puck and player tracking as part of its broadcast of the skills competition Friday night and then as the centerpiece of a...

Hulu ups price for live-TV service, cuts basic package price

Jan. 23, 2019 2:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Hulu's live-TV streaming service will cost $5 more per month, while its traditional video-on-demand service will be $2 cheaper. Hulu with Live TV, a cable-like package with CNN, ESPN and a few dozen other channels over the internet, will cost $45 a month starting Feb. 26, as Hulu seeks to...

No trace of soccer player's plane after 2nd day searching

Jan. 23, 2019 1:02 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Search teams have yet to find any trace of the plane carrying Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala after a second day searching the English Channel from the air and sea, authorities said Wednesday. Three planes, a helicopter and a lifeboat were part of a nine-hour search on Wednesday that...

Fox News host, family survive car crash in Montana

Jan. 22, 2019 10:24 PM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Fox News host Bret Baier and his family survived a motor vehicle crash in Montana after the television anchor's SUV slid on an icy road, collided with a pickup truck and turned over in a ditch, authorities said Tuesday. Baier, the executive editor of Fox News Channel's "Special...